October 2016

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The Adult’s Menu Monday: Southern Fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Fries and Corn On The Cob Tuesday: Costco! We have to pop out for a few things so we’ll grab some dinner there Wednesday: Steaks – Birthday Treat For JHogg 🙂 Thursday: Spaghetti and Meatballs Friday: Chicken Stirfry Saturday: Risotto Sunday: Macaroni Cheese Piglet’s Menu Monday: Lunch – Sweet Potato Hash Dinner – Macaroni

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We started this month off by the pool in Majorca. We went with my parents and sisters for my mums birthday. We travelled with 6 children, 5 of which were aged 4 and under. You’d think the flight would have been a nightmare but the kids were fab! We had a lovely week in the

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I’m going to level with you. I have a HUGE changing bag for Piglet. Before he was born I always had a large handbag too – I’m just that way inclined! Thankfully, the Pacapod Mirano comes with multiple compartments for keeping all our bits and pieces in. The Changing Pod The changing pod does pretty much what

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Up until now I’ve started each of these posts with the typical “where has the time gone…” etc. But actually this last month hasn’t flown by. We’ve had a lot on and been really busy, but we seem to have had time to enjoy it! At 8 months old Piglet has finally sat. It was

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The Adult’s Menu Monday: Tortilla Pizzas Tuesday: Chilli Wednesday: New Potato and Chorizo Hash Thursday: Stuffed Chicken Breast and Baked Potatoes Friday: Creamy Tomato Pasta Bake Saturday: Chicken Enchiladas Sunday: Dinner at the Hoggs Piglet’s Menu Monday: Lunch – Mince and Tatties Dinner – Macaroni Cheese Tuesday: Lunch – Fish, Parsley And Mashed Potato Dinner -Ratatouille Wednesday: Lunch – Beef Stew with Root Veg Dinner –

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Pulled pork is a major favourite of both mine and JHoggs. If there is even a vague possibility of adding it to a meal then we’ll do it! For a long time I avoid making it at home. I assumed it would be hard and a faff and generally not worth my while. Imagine how

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When it comes to bedtime, Piglet has always been an “ok” sleeper. Apart from the first week home he has never really had us up through the night for extended periods. He would wake and have a feed then be straight back to sleep – no mucking about! This made it bearable when he was

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Little Baby Bum. That is the title that greeted me on the Top Picks section of our Sky homepage the other day. I was confused as you probably are right now, but naturally I clicked on it to find out what it is! It turns out it is a program targeted for little ones. It

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We’re off again this weekend! We are going to a wedding in central Scotland and leaving on Friday, so another short week for meals. The Adult’s Menu Monday: Chicken Katsu Curry Tuesday: Pasta Bake Wednesday: Chilli Thursday: Pulled Pork, Sweet Potato Fries and Salad While we’re off for the weekend, Piglet is going to be staying with my

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Recently a Huffington Post article has been doing the rounds which urges Dads to take more photos of their partners with their children. The post brings up how many women have very few photos of themselves with their children and how “No woman wants to look back at a lifetime of selfies”. Initially, this struck a